Academic Internship Program (COMM399) requirement moves students’ curriculum
knowledge into professional environments – guided by professional
mentoring and academic advising – better preparing students for
While only 4 COMM399 credits count toward the major, eligible students are encouraged
to do multiple internships for the purpose of sampling different career
areas. This enables students to determine their best fit in a professional
Program Application Requirements*:
- Attend an Internship Workshop (offered once each semester)
- Junior or Senior Status
4 Core COMM Courses OR 3 Core and 2 Elective COMM Courses
join the Communication Department LinkedIn Group to stay updated
on opportunities, to network, and to
start your professional profile!
for the program BEFORE searching for an internship. Read the Student
Handbook for details.
internship program application. Be sure to email your
and keep the link to check the
status of your application.
the Internship Director a PDF of your detailed degree evaluation.
a Communication Department faculty recommendation. Provide recommender
with the link to the online
approved for the program by the Internship
complete a Permission
for an Academic Internship
an internship is secured AND approved
by the Career Development Center, request
Internship Director will email an electronic agreement for you
your site supervisor to complete (12 hours per week = 4 credit hours. Summer
Internship Registration form.
Additional Student Resources